Category Archives: TV channels / Content

beIN SPORTS acquired broadcasting rights to XV World Padel Championship

beIN MEDIA GROUP (beIN), the global sports, entertainment and media group, and its flagship sports channel beIN SPORTS, have acquired the exclusive rights to the long-awaited XV World Padel Championship Qatar 2020 across 37 territories spanning the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), Asia-Pacific and North America. Viewers across four continents will be able to [...]

BBC News partners with EDAN and launch Africa Eye in French

BBC News has launched a new partnership with EDAN in French for BBC Africa Eye. For the first time BBC Africa Eye will become available in Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, DR Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Gabon, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Rwanda, [...]

Netflix Games to debut its global rollout

NETFLIX announced not a while ago that it would be pursuing gaming content for its platform. The wait is finally over as Netflix Games starts its global roll-out on Android, with iOS to follow soon. The entertainment streaming platform has launched its Netflix games which include: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game [...]

The Real Housewives of Dubai to debut in 2022

NBCUniversal’s Bravo pay-TV channel has commissioned The Real Housewives of Dubai as the 11th city in the Real Housewives reality series franchise. While The Real Housewives series format has been sold around the world and adapted into various local versions by local channels like MultiChoice and M-Net’s The Real Housewives of Johannesburg and The Real [...]

DStv plans to surpass Netflix and Disney+ in South Africa

Multichoice group is planning to launch its own unique offerings to go toe-to-toe with streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+. To recall, Multichoice owns DStv, which offers both dish-satellite and streaming options focusing on more traditional television content, including news and live sports. It also owns Showmax, which is a streaming-only service. Calvo Mawela, [...]

beIN SPORTS acquires exclusive rights of CAF Women’s Champions League

beIN MEDIA GROUP (beIN) has continued the expansion of its womens sports rights portfolio globally with the acquisition of exclusive rights to the inaugural CAF Womens Champions League across 37 territories spanning the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), Asia-Pacific and North America. beINs flagship sports network, beIN SPORTS, will broadcast the womens competition across [...]

Shahid VIP partners with PUBG Mobile in MENA

Shahid VIP and PUBG Mobile, a multi-player video game, are exploring synergies in a first-of-its-kind partnership in the MENA region. Previously, PUBG has also partnered with pay-TV network OSN, in which players of PUBG Mobile secured exclusive opportunities to access OSN Streaming Apps premium entertainment and original content. The deal is set to see players [...]

Shahid unveils new user interface in French

Shahid, the Arabic streaming platform, has announced that it will be now available in French, marking the third version of its user interface. Aimed at French-speaking users from territories including North Africa, Europe, Canada, and the Levant, the brand-new French interface comes with a host of features similar to those available in Arabic and English. [...]